Category Archives : Festivals


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Indiependence 2013 – Day 3

Sunday, day 3 of #Indie13 started out grand. Indiependence didn’t bring me any coffee. And so I went into Mitchelstown for some a stroll and some intravenous strongest blend roast coffeine. Today however was a test of toughing it out as the heavens opened. Fair to say, no deluxe 10 euro pop up festival labelled […]


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Competition Closed: The Craft Collection Indiependence Tickets Competition

  With 126 entries via Twitter and 45 entries directly through the website, we’ve had an astounding response to our Indiependence tickets competition. Sadly, we can’t bring all of you with us (much as we’d love to) and we have selected our winner from the proverbial hat (we used a free random number generator I […]


BIG HOUSE Festival 2013

Taking place at Castletown House in Celbridge over the August Bank Holiday Weekend (3rd – 5th August), the first BIG HOUSE Festival features over 50 events happening each day covering the worlds of music, theatre, visual arts and dance. There’s an additional special guest each day in: Jerry Fish and his Carnivale Show will perform […]

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Spirit Of Folk 2013 Feastival

This in from the loverly Natasha of Spirit of Folk writes: Spirit of Folk announces folk awards at magical Autumn ‘Feastival’. Shortlisted for ‘Best New Festival’ by the European Festival Awards in 2011, Spirit of Folk returns with The ‘Spirit of Folk Awards’ this Autumn.  Originally a three day camping festival, 2013 will see the […]


Buskers Required for the Laya Healthcare SPWC 2013 Buskers Stage

This in from Rob of The Laya Healthcare 2013 Street Performers World Championships:   This year we have added a busker’s stage to the bill at the 7th annual Street Performance World Championships in Merrion Square and we are looking for YOUR participation.    Are you a musician, comedian, circus act, can you engage a crowd […]

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Competition: NYE Dublin – This is what you should be doing

I am mad about New Year (far more than Christmas itself). I buy into the symbolism of it – out with the old and in with the new. So, I love to mark each one differently. This year, now that I’ve returned to city centre living, I’m embracing the New Year in Dublin. NYE Dublin, […]


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My Time At A Festival: Spirit of Folk 2012

I’m gonna have to start my look back on Spirit of Folk 2012 with this piece of audio that was a #soff12 Sodshow special. Textually, it really does save about 4 gizillion paragraphs of what if’s and Aimsir Modh Coinníollach‘s that we who were there in year one wondered about….. pre us getting there. Scroll […]


Festival: We’re almost ready for Spirit of Folk 2012

We’ve been gearing up for this for months and it’s only a few days to go now. Spirit of Folk, shortlisted in 2011 for ‘Best New Festival’ in the European Festival awards, returns this weekend (September 21st-23rd). Festival Organisers are eager to stress that the event is much more than your average music festival with […]

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